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Offline Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Thursday, March 6, 2014 5:51:51 AM(UTC)
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Defensive end B.J. Raji reportedly turned down a contract offering him $8 million a year from the Packers last year and turned in his second straight season without a sack, leading some to believe that he'd finished his run in Green Bay. That judgment appears to have been a bit premature. Adam Schefter of ESPN...
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#2 Posted : Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:13:43 AM(UTC)
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Better not be for much money. There's no way we should pay him enough that we'll have to rely on him to perform at a high level or be forced to give him many snaps if he isn't performing. Fool me once and such.
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#3 Posted : Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:33:04 AM(UTC)
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I assume this is for cheap and they're going to put him back at NT and allow him to shoot the gaps and not just occupy guys.
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#4 Posted : Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:34:21 AM(UTC)
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Veteran minimum with $1 million for each full sack earned. I'd be down.
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#5 Posted : Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:41:48 AM(UTC)
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He gets a one year shot at redemption. Coaches should play him at his proper position and let him do his thing.

Might try a little harder if they put him in a position to look good.

Gives Ted another year to replace him, so he can focus on S this year.
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#6 Posted : Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:50:27 AM(UTC)
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He gets a one year shot at redemption. Coaches should play him at his proper position and let him do his thing.

Might try a little harder if they put him in a position to look good.

Gives Ted another year to replace him, so he can focus on S this year.


The thing I hate about moving him back to NT and doing what he wants is it just seems to send the message that you can mope about and eventually get what you want. The other thing is if he plays well it begs the question of why they didn't do it sooner. Either way, if resigned, I hope he plays motivated at not getting money this offseason.

The last bit about being able to focus elsewhere is probably the biggest positive I can get from this.
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#7 Posted : Thursday, March 6, 2014 8:09:27 AM(UTC)
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Darin Gantt wrote:
If Packers defensive lineman B.J. Raji ends up taking the one-year deal he's reportedly close accepting, it will go down as one of the worst cases in recent memory of a player overestimating his market. According to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Packers had offered Raji both one- and two-year deals in an...
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#8 Posted : Thursday, March 6, 2014 8:09:48 AM(UTC)
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They can sign him for a year. I am sure it will not be expensive. The signing bonus will be small if any. That will help give the young DL guys a little more time to develop.

If he goes away I can live with that too.
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#9 Posted : Thursday, March 6, 2014 8:10:07 AM(UTC)
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They can sign him for a year. I am sure it will not be expensive. The signing bonus will be small if any. That will help give the young DL guys a little more time to develop.

If he goes away I can live with that too.
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#10 Posted : Thursday, March 6, 2014 8:13:54 AM(UTC)
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report is $4 mil
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The Packers had offered Raji the options of one- and two-year contracts, the Journal Sentinel learned. For one year, their offer was for about $4 million
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